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Leeseo (IVE) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Leeseo IVE

Leeseo (이서) is a South Korean singer and a member of the Kpop girl group IVE under Starship Entertainment.

Leeseo (IVE) Profile

Stage NameLeeseo (이서)
Birth NameLee Hyun Seo (이현서)
BirthdayFebruary 21, 2007
Active Years2021–present
Age17 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height166 cm (5’5″)
Blood TypeO

Leeseo (IVE) Facts:

Early Life

– Leeseo was born in Banpo-dong, Seocho- gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– She went to Seoul Jamwon Elementary School and Banghae Middle School.
– She was a part of her school’s choir since third grade.
– Her family shifted to Seoul after she joined Starship Entertainment as a trainee.
– She used to work as a model for SM kids.

Personal Life

Yujin finds it challenging to take care of her because she has many friends and doesn’t listen when her friends are around.
– She is studying in the Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment at Hanlim Arts School.
– She chose her stage name by subtracting the middle letters from her real name.
– Her representative color is Yellow.
– She is the shortest member in the group.
Rei knows her secrets the best among the members.
– If she were a fan of IVE, her bias would be Yujin.
– Leeseo revealed that when she was in her first year of middle school, she was scouted while shopping around the Shinsegae department store in 2019.
– Her hands are the biggest among all IVE members.
Girls’ Generation’s song “Lion Heart” made her interested in K-pop.
– She can’t control her body when she gets excited during dance practice. (Unveiling IVE)
– She named her Airpods “Hyun-Seo”.
– Her motto is “I go slowly but never walk backwards”.
– Her representative emoji is 🐯.
– Her Chinese Zodiac is the Pig.
– She has a younger sister who was born in 2011.
– She took speech lessons to improve her voice.
– She is close friends with Kim Na-yoon, a former member of Vitamin, who was also a trainee at Starship Entertainment.
– She saved Wonyoung’s contact name as “Forever Unnie” and Gaeul’s name as “Gal”.
– She considers Jennie (BLACKPINK) as her role model.
– She is a fan of Jo Yuri.
– She often asks Wonyoung for advice because of her experience.
– If given the opportunity, she would like to star in an ice cream advertisement.
– Leeseo is a fan of aespa and her bias is Karina.


– Leeseo is the vocalist, dancer, visual and maknae of the group “IVE”.
– She was revealed as the final member of IVE.
– She is a member of the IVE’s dance line along with Gaeul and Yujin.
– She appeared in the “2022 KBS Song Festival: Y2K” and KBS2’s “Studio K” in 2023.
– She trained for two years before making her debut in IVE.
– She visited the Haagen-Dazs “Melting Point Exhibition Visit” (2022) and “GUCCI Gyeongbokgung 2024 Cruise Fashion Show” in 2023.
– She was the youngest K-pop idol to appear on a music show in December 2021.
– Due to being a minor, she cannot perform with IVE past 10 pm.

Likes & Dislikes

– Her must-have item when going out is AirPods.
– Leeseo’s favorite character is Luffy from “Pororo the Little Penguin”.
– Her favorite season is winter and she also enjoys making snowmen.
– Her favorite movie is My Neighbor Totoro.
– She often listens to pop, upbeat songs, and R&B music.
– She enjoys playing baseball. [IVE ON]
– She prefers silver jewelry over gold jewelry.  (Cosmopolitan)
– She enjoys watching dramas in her spare time.
– Rei often worries that Leeseo only prefers to eat sweet things and doesn’t eat food well.
– Her favorite animals are squirrels, butterflies and bears.
– She enjoys doing Pilates the most.

Food Preferences

– Leeseo doesn’t like eating stew or rice.
– She found pudding and chiffon cake in the Japanese convenience store to be the most delicious.
– She enjoys drinking thick mango smoothies. (IVE LOG)
– She likes mint chocolate.
– She loves to eat cakes, chicken, and cheese balls.
– Her favorite fruit is peaches and likes soft peaches. (Marie Claire Korea)
– She enjoys coffee and likes to buy Iced Americano from Starship Café.
– She enjoys eating cheesecakes, particularly Basque Cheesecake. (Marie Claire Korea)
– She likes to eat the tail before the head in taiyaki.
– She likes bone-in chicken over boneless chicken.


– She has various nicknames such as “Baby Leeseo”, “Vitamin”, “Princess Leeseo”, “Metamon”, “Jammin”, “Maknae Seo”, “Maknaeng-i”.
– Her favorite nickname is Baby Tiger.
– The other members like to call her “Baby.”

Personality & Habits

– Gaeul mentioned that Leeseo mumbles while sleeping.
– She doesn’t wake up well when the alarm goes off.
– She often says the phrase “I like it!”.
– She commonly uses the emoticon 💓 (shaken heart).
– She used to practice her winking by eating something sour.
– It is common for her to start sentences with the phrase “I’d say.”
– She can sleep anywhere and likes to sleep with something on.
– She likes to tease and play childish pranks on her members.


– She is skilled at winking quickly, similar to Wonyoung.
– He enjoys swimming and considers it her specialty. She can do backstroke, butterfly, and turns.
– Leeseo can speak Korean, Japanese and basic English.
– She is good at making French toast.
– She has the ability to spin on the spot before giving people high-tens.
– She is bad at cutting steak properly.

Social Media Handles
Instagram: eeseooes

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

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